All-Russian civil forum CGI this year will be dedicated to «the future of Russia»

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Dinitrate in fotoreceptor of the Committee of civil initiatives (THD) Alexei Kudrin. Archival photoAll-Russian civil forum CGI this year will be dedicated to «the future of Russia»© RIA Novosti / Alexander Dinitrate the image Bank

Traditional all-Russian civil forum, held annually by the Committee of civil initiatives (THD) Alexei Kudrin, will be held in Moscow on Saturday, and this time will be dedicated to the theme «future of Russia», the participants will discuss changes that can be initiated and implemented by civil society.

This forum will be the fifth. The organising Committee earlier approved the list of working groups that will act not only on the forum, but also for the entire next year. They will work in traditional areas related to the quality of social assistance, elections, local government, social control, environment, consumer rights to date, the city has 14 such groups.

«The basis of all discussions of the upcoming forum — question about the inevitable and predicted changes in different spheres and primarily those that can be initiated and implemented by civil society», — said earlier in the OIG.

It is expected that the work of the forum will be attended by the head of the presidential Council on human rights (HRC) Mikhail Fedotov, Minister for Open government Mikhail Abyzov, CEO of the presidential grants Ilya Chukalin invited the Chairman of the CEC of Russia, Ella Pamfilova, Minister of natural resources Sergey Donskoy, the Governor of the Perm edge Maxim Reshetnikov and other representatives of the authorities.

Forum open discussion: «Future of Russia: the Russian Federation, regions of the city.» Will continue the work of the forum a series of discussions from the series «the way of the future», the participants will talk, for example, about the future of the charity and of the information space of the future. By the way, the media space will be devoted to a series of individual events, participants will raise questions about the mission of media in General, and the problems of regional media, and the development of new media.

A separate block of the program will be discussions about the development: one will be devoted to the political strategies of civil society, the other of communication between government and society. In a separate area with the participation of teachers and principals from different regions of Russia will discuss the issues of school education, and in discussions on «public health and public health» are expected to take part personally by the Minister of health of Russia Veronika Skvortsova.

The head of the OIG, former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin and Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin in the framework of the forum the topic about the future of agglomerations and their role in the economy of the country. The General Director of the presidential grants Ilya Chukalin will talk about «how to get a presidential grant» in the framework of the same master class. The movement to protect the rights of voters «the Voice» initiates a discussion about the creation of a network of public control over elections, the result of which should become suggestions about the program public observation of the upcoming presidential election.

And the President of the HRC will hold during the forum a round table on the issues of accounting of public opinion by the authorities when making urban planning decisions. The focus will be problems of efficiency of the institution of public hearings and of its improvement, the participants will evaluate the feasibility of their replacement by a public discussion on the Internet, will talk about the optimal formats «negotiating platforms» for dialogue with the public authorities.

For the first time at UCF will discuss the issues of the protection of animals – this subject will devote a separate discussion about the problems of neglected animals and a round table on combating ill-treatment with them. It will also talk about the problems of the judiciary and the legal profession. Separate master class will be conducted for those who want to engage in social control in the sphere of justice.

The program of this forum about fifty different events, which will be attended by over 1.5 thousand people: activists and experts, representatives of NGOs, governments, social institutions and business. Completed a twelve-hour forum, a panel discussion «How to negotiate desired future».

The idea of creating such a platform as the all-Russian civil forum, was born in July 2013. This initiative was made by the famous Russian public figures, including Alexei Kudrin, head of the Moscow Helsinki group (MHG) Lyudmila Alekseeva, the Director of WWF Russia Igor Chestin, the founder of the Center for anti-corruption research and initiatives «transparency international — Russia» Elena Panfilov. The first forum was held in November 2013 and was attended by about a thousand representatives of Russian NGOs from 83 regions of the country. The forum involves the preparation of the «agenda for Russia» — the search for the key problems facing the country.

And if the result held for the first time the forum has become a list of abstracts in which marked questions worrying society, in the ensuing participants offered specific ideas to address these key issues. In fact, the result of each forum, civil society presents a program of development of the country for the next year. In the framework of the third forum held the first exhibition of achievements of Russian civil society. Last year, the fourth forum was devoted to the search for a new model of the welfare state.